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  • 1. 
    What is the value of the following expression?           7 - 4          .    5 + 10 / 2 x 4
    • A. 

      1/10

    • B. 

      3/20

    • C. 

      3/40

    • D. 

      3/25

  • 2. 
    Which model represents the following addition problem? –4 + 2 = –2 Note:  + means positive, - means negative
    • A. 

      - - - - + + = - -

    • B. 

      - - - - + + = + +

    • C. 

      + + + + - - = + +

    • D. 

      + + + + - - = - -

  • 3. 
    Susan, Katrina, and Jeremy went ice-skating. Admission prices are shown below. Susan and Katrina are 14 years old, and Jeremy is 9 years old. What was the total cost for their admission and skate rental? Ice Rink Admission: 10 & Under     $2.50 Over 10            $3.25 Skate Rental  $2.50 per pair    
    • A. 

      $8.25

    • B. 

      $15.75

    • C. 

      $16.50

    • D. 

      $24.75

  • 4. 
    Which proportion can be used to solve the following problem? If a car is traveling at a speed of 50 miles per hour, how far can it travel in 45 minutes?
    • A. 

      =

    • B. 

      =

    • C. 

      =

    • D. 

      =

  • 5. 
    Hillary simplified the problem   3/8  + 2 - 1/4  on the chalkboard. Where was her first mistake? Step 1:   Step 2:  Step 3:  Step 4:  Step 5:  Step 6: 
    • A. 

      Step 1

    • B. 

      Step 2

    • C. 

      Step 4

    • D. 

      Step 6

  • 6. 
    Between which two numbers would the number  3/8   be found on the number line?
    • A. 

      0 & 1/10

    • B. 

      1/10 & 1/5

    • C. 

      3/10 & 2/5

    • D. 

      0.5 & 3/5

  • 7. 
    Which of the following numbers is NOT equivalent to 1.4%?
    • A. 

      7/500

    • B. 

      0.014

    • C. 

      21/1500

    • D. 

      0.140

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is the reciprocal of -3?
    • A. 

      -1/3

    • B. 

      -3

    • C. 

      1/3

    • D. 

      3

  • 9. 
    Each set of points represents graphs of 4 different rates of running. The x-axis represents time in seconds and the y-axis represents distance in meters. In which graph is the person running the fastest?
    • A. 

      (2,1) (5,2) (8,3)

    • B. 

      (2,0.25) (4,0.5) (6,1)

    • C. 

      (1,2) (2,4) (4,6)

    • D. 

      (1,1) (5,3) (9,5)

  • 10. 
    A cactus is 4 ft tall and is expected to grow 4 inches per day. Write an equation that represents the number of days x of growth and the plants height y in feet.
    • A. 

      Y = 1/3x + 4

    • B. 

      Y = 4x + 1/3

    • C. 

      Y = -1/3x + 4

    • D. 

      Y = 4x + 4

  • 11. 
    The number of jumping jacks that Mr. Lammers assigns each week in gym class appears to have a pattern. What are the next two terms in the pattern? 75, 69, 63, 57, …
    • A. 

      50, 45

    • B. 

      51, 44

    • C. 

      49, 43

    • D. 

      51, 45

  • 12. 
    What is the pattern in the following table? INPUT      X  |  5   |   10   |   15 OUTPUT   Y|  15  |  30   |   45
    • A. 

      Y = 6x

    • B. 

      Y = 3x

    • C. 

      Y = 5x

    • D. 

      Y = 2x

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is part of the solution set for the given inequality?           –15k < –90
    • A. 

      K = -6

    • B. 

      K = 0

    • C. 

      K = 6

    • D. 

      K = 9

  • 14. 
    Which of the following equations has a solution of x = 4?
    • A. 

      4x = 20

    • B. 

      1/5x = 20

    • C. 

      X - 20 = 24

    • D. 

      -16 + x = -12

  • 15. 
    Max is 7 years younger than the age of his sister. If his sister is 15 years old, which equation can be used to find Max’s age? Let x represent Max’s age.
    • A. 

      15 + 7 = x

    • B. 

      15 + x = 7

    • C. 

      X - 7 = 15

    • D. 

      15 - x = 7

  • 16. 
    LeAnn wants to enclose her yard. She needs to estimate how many sections of fence she will need. She has sides measuring:  50', 15'6", 22'6", 30'3", 72'6", and 45'9". What is the best estimate of the perimeter of her yard?
    • A. 

      150 feet

    • B. 

      200 feet

    • C. 

      230 feet

    • D. 

      270 feet

  • 17. 
    You are making 4 scarves. Each scarf requires 33 inches of edging material. How many feet of edging material will you need?
    • A. 

      8.25 feet

    • B. 

      11 feet

    • C. 

      15 feet

    • D. 

      132 feet

  • 18. 
    Juan is building a scale model of a train. He wants to know how long the actual train is. He reads on the model box that the scale is 1 in. = 16 ft. The completed model is 21 in. long. Based on the scale, how long is the actual train?
    • A. 

      1.3125 feet

    • B. 

      32 feet

    • C. 

      336 feet

    • D. 

      422 feet

  • 19. 
    A new coating is being applied to the gymnasium floor.  The rectangular floor measures 50 feet wide and 90 feet long. The circle in the center has a diameter of 10 feet and has already been completed. Approximately what area of the floor remains to be coated?  Use Area of a circle = and Area of a rectangle = lw
    • A. 

      3120.5 sq ft

    • B. 

      4186 sq ft

    • C. 

      4421.5 sq ft

    • D. 

      4500 sq ft

  • 20. 
    Glenda wants to create a 192 sq ft rectangular garden in her backyard. What are three possible dimensions for the length and width of the garden?
    • A. 

      2 ft × 96 ft; 6 ft × 32 ft; 12 ft × 15 ft

    • B. 

      4 ft × 48 ft; 6 ft × 32 ft; 8 ft × 24 ft

    • C. 

      1 ft × 192 ft; 6 ft × 34 ft; 8 ft × 24 ft

    • D. 

      3 ft × 64 ft; 8 ft × 22 ft; 12 ft × 16 ft

  • 21. 
    Brady is the quarterback for a high school football team. He completes 7 out of every 10 passes. If he throws an average of 85 passes per game, how many completed passes does he make in a 10-game season?
    • A. 

      60 completed passes

    • B. 

      595 completed passes

    • C. 

      600 completed passes

    • D. 

      5950 completed passes

  • 22. 
    Mike has a box of blocks containing yellow, pink, red and blue blocks. Below is a picture of the order of the blocks.  Mike chose a block, kept it, and picked a second block. What is the probability that he picked out 2 red blocks?
    • A. 

      3/10

    • B. 

      9/100

    • C. 

      2/10

    • D. 

      1/15

  • 23. 
    Stephanie has $500 in her savings account.  The money is split into the 4 categories shown below. How much money came from graduation? 24% = babysitting 21% = allowance 45% = graduation 10% = birthday
    • A. 

      $50

    • B. 

      $105

    • C. 

      $120

    • D. 

      $225

  • 24. 
    You have a stack of three cube-shaped boxes in a closet that measures 48 inches tall.  The bottom 2 boxes each have a volume of 3375 cubic ft.  The top box has a volume of 1728 cubic ft.  What height of box could still fit in the remaining space?
    • A. 

      6 inches

    • B. 

      8 inches

    • C. 

      12 inches

    • D. 

      15 inches

  • 25. 
    Charlene has a bag of trail mix that contains 19 peanuts, 5 mini-pretzels, 8 chocolate candies and 8 raisins.  What is the probably if Charlene removes a peanut, eats it, and then removes a mini-pretzel?
    • A. 

      19/312

    • B. 

      19/390

    • C. 

      19/320

    • D. 

      19/5